Thoughts on Race to the Bottom, Volume and where the industry missed

Some updated thoughts on volume, how best to train for stability, and board trends in the industry. There is a definite relationship between surfing performance and lower v/w ratios.  If you look at any of the top pros they are riding negative ratios, less float than weight.  The majority of good surfers are riding at […]

Why I Paddle Surf 90% of the Time

After my last post, Dropping Volume – Better have some solid processes, we got a nasty comment on facebook about the logic of riding small paddle boards as opposed to just shortboarding. A video posted by Paddlewoo Progression Project (@the.progression.project) on Nov 21, 2016 at 3:52pm PST   For starters, I don’t tolerate haters here, […]

Dropping Volume – Better have some solid processes!

Today I’ve been jamming on an upcoming interview, Anders Ericsson, the author of my favorite book, Peak, has agreed to come on the show!  Stoked!!! but also a bit nervous.  I respect his work so much that I’m doing my homework right now to make the most out of our time.  If you have any […]

Underestimating The Race to the Bottom

I’ve been an advocate of the race to the bottom since we coined the term on one of the first paddlewoo podcasts.  If you’re new, the race to the bottom is the idea that performance comes from low volume paddle boards and to optimize growth it’s better to invest in paddling technique, to drop liters, […]

Coaching Jason Podcast

Meet Jason.  Jason is software developer and web marketer from Santa Monica.  He started kite surfing in 2007 and in 2011 found paddle surfing.  About a year ago he stumbled across paddlewoo, listening to the podcast and reading the journal he decided that for his 40th birthday he’d like to come train at Blue Zone […]